LGBTQI+ Affirmative Couples Therapist

Expired on: Apr 30, 2022
Are you a Couples Counsellor/Psychotherapist in South-West London with experience working with LGBTQI+ clients, looking to join a supportive team of like-minded professionals?
Contract: Self-employed basis.
Hours: Flexible – able to work days and/or evenings and/or weekends, offering a minimum of 7 x 50-minute sessions per week.
Location: South-West London and Online.Overview:
  • We have a unique opportunity for an exceptional, passionate, and committed couples therapist.
  • You will be an integral part of the Leone Centre service, a known service provider that has developed a great reputation over many years for quality and excellence around therapy and consultancy.
  • Leone Centre is a provider of current, integrative and transpersonal counseling and facilitation across individuals, relationship, couples, families, companies, and organizations.
  • As a counseling and consultancy practice, we work with a selected team of experienced associate therapists and committed counselors.
  • To get a feel for who we are, visit our website
Job Description:
  • As a Leone Centre Associate Couples Counsellor/Psychotherapist, you will offer sessional, in-person, and online counseling to couples and individuals to a diverse client group with a broad range of relational issues.
  • You would be coached on developing and managing your Leone Centre Associate clients and offered free Supervision and Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
  • You will be offered a free space to practice, (which includes all fixed costs,) with an assured flow of clients and be supported by a friendly and passionate team.
  • The Leone Centre Team will work with you to increase your visibility and raise your profile.
  • Our office and answering services will take care of inquiries and referrals so that you can focus on your clients and clinical work.
  • We require from you an outstanding level of motivation and commitment to our client group, alongside your ongoing development.
  • You will have a high degree of responsiveness to e-mails, referrals, and booking notifications, in line with Leone Centre policies and procedures.
  • You will be proficient in using online scheduling systems, for which training will be provided.
Job Requirements:
To be considered for this role you will:
  • Hold a qualification in Couples Counseling/Psychotherapy.
  • Be a registered member of BACP or UKCP.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A confident, positive and empathetic approach.
  • Be experienced and passionate about working with LGBTQI+ clients, offering counseling/psychotherapy to couples and individuals.
  • Experience in working with a wide range of clinical presenting issues of varying degrees.
  • Ability to formulate a vision for the therapeutic process and management of a client’s presenting issues.
  • Are actively committed to your continual professional development.
  • Have your own professional indemnity insurance.
  • Have a good capacity to manage calendar/mail/scheduling systems.
Additionally, you will also have:
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • A good understanding of professional guidelines and codes of practice.
  • Regular supervision in place.
  • Up to date ongoing continuing professional development (CPD).
  • Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware installed on your computer equipment.
  • Reliable internet connection.
  • Mobile phone.
  • A good understanding and commitment to confidentiality.
  • Sound knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR).
  • Working with an established organization, committed to providing excellent services with a solid reputation.
  • Supervision (with a minimum of 7 x 50-minute sessions per week).
  • Leone Centre raising your Associate Profile.
  • You do not pay for practice hire and are not left with a bill to pay if clients DNA or if you are on annual leave.
  • Our administrational service will ensure that new referrals can be booked and existing clients are able to leave a message.
  • Free Continuing Professional Development at Leone Centre.
  • Actively involved with the Leone Centre Team to help make a difference.
  • To apply, please forward your CV.
  • Proof of professional registration/membership.
  • A supporting statement (see the below).
In your supporting statement (max 1 A4 page) please include:
  • What brought you to be a Counsellor/Therapist.
  • Your psychotherapeutic approach.
  • Qualifications & professional memberships.
  • Hours of practice
  • Current availability/working hours preference/potential start date.
  • Current clinical practice (if applicable).
  • Website and/or counseling directory profile (if applicable).
Application Details:
  • Deadline: 31/03/2022
  • If you are successful in reaching the interview stage we will send you an email invitation, along with further information about the Leone Centre and details about the working relationship between a therapist and the Centre.
  • Please note due to the high number of applications, we reserve the right to close this post before the deadline. Due to high response numbers, if you do not hear from us, please assume that you have been unsuccessful, this time.
About Leone Centre
  • Leone Centre associate counselors, psychotherapists, and consultants are all thoughtfully chosen for their experience and passion.
  • We are all committed to providing the best possible service to our clients and to ongoing additional professional development, further training, and reflective practice that complement and nurture our work.
  • We are an internally funded organization and not dependent on Venture Capital or any other source of external funding.
  • We solely concentrate on developing our provision of counseling, couples and marriage therapy, and organizational consultancy in the best way we know.
Job Category: Couples Counsellor / Therapist
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: fulham
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